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CENTRAL SIERRA — One of the most important jobs here at SNO is letting you know when breaking news happens. When a major accident delays your commute, when a downed tree blocks a roadway, or when a wildfire threatens, we let you know in real time on our Facebook page. To receive up-to-the-minute information on news that impacts your day, ...

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Therese Williams Joins Visit Yosemite Madera County Team

OAKHURST – Visit Yosemite Madera County is pleased to announce the addition of Therese Williams to their team as the new director of public relations and sales. Therese was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, but it was the bright lights of New York City that caught her attention to study for her master’s in international communications and public relations. ...

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Bass Lake Classic Triathlon Opens Registration

BASS LAKE – Voted Cycle California! Magazine’s Best Olympic Distance Triathlon for 2015, The Bass Lake Classic Triathlon returns in 2016 with a new name and a new challenge. “Yosemite National Park is Bass Lake’s playground and our course reflects the beauty of the area,” said Jonathan Grinder, owner of Tucson Racing. “We wanted the name of the triathlon to ...

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Delaware North vs. NPS – How Did It Come To This?

Written by Gina Clugston — YOSEMITE — People are mad. They’re upset about the name changes in Yosemite, they’re writing angry letters to Delaware North and threatening boycotts of the Tenaya Lodge, a Delaware North property in Fish Camp. The resort’s several hundred employees don’t have a dog in this fight, but must suffer the very vocal condemnation of the ...

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Wet Weather Starts Again Friday

MOUNTAIN AREA — A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Southern Sierra Nevada above 6,000 feet, from 7 a.m. Friday, Mar. 11 through 4 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 12. According to the National Weather Service in Hanford, snow will begin above 7,000 feet early Friday morning, becoming heavy at times during the afternoon and early evening. The snow level will lower to around ...

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Snow Levels Drop

MOUNTAIN AREA — A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, through 6 p.m. Monday night, Mar. 7. Above 6,000 feet in the higher country, the National Weather Service in Hanford is predicting one to two feet of new snow, with a foot expected below 6,000 to 4,000 feet elevation, or less. ...

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Wet Weather Coming Our Way Soon

MOUNTAIN AREA — A hazardous weather outlook has been noted for the foothills of Madera and Mariposa counties, including the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, and a flash flood watch is in effect for elevations below 6,000 feet. The flash flood watch starts Saturday night, Mar. 5 and continues through Monday afternoon, Mar. 7, according to the National ...

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Lucky Dog

Written by Mike Nolen — More than once it has struck me that what happened to me last fall probably wasn’t just dumb luck. Although with the Irish surname of Nolen, luck wouldn’t be entirely out of the realm of possibilities. I had what was classified as AMI, acute myocardial infarction, also known as a heart attack. It rapidly progressed ...

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Help For Property Owners With Dead/Dying Trees

By Dave Briley — MARIPOSA — More than a hundred people crowded into the Chambers of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors on Saturday, Feb. 27, for the multi-agency Tree Mortality Funding Fair, sponsored by the Mariposa County Office of Emergency Services. Federal, state and local organizations participating in the Fair included Cal Fire, the Mariposa County Fire Safe Council, ...

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Went To Bed In Camp Curry, Woke In Half Dome Village

YOSEMITE — While today marked the first day of Aramark’s takeover as concessioner in Yosemite National Park, the dispute over the historic names of several iconic properties continues. But as that issue works its way through the legal process, for many long-time employees it was a sad day and the end of an era. “Badger Pass had a quiet day ...

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